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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Befitting or characteristic of a man of the cloth.

Usage examples (33)
  • Dudley Senanayake is a priestlike fellow, who is advocating prohibition.
  • He had not forseen this profound and private grief in its priestlike austerity.
  • She had seen his actions long enough to know that he was almost priestlike in his gentleness.
  • Of his hasty promise to become honest and even priestlike, Loganaro thought not at all, save to smile at such foolishness. for more
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